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empty 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈem(p)tē/,
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emptier, comparative; emptiest, superlative;
  1. Containing nothing; not filled or occupied
    • - he took his empty coffee cup back to the counter
    • - the room was empty of furniture
  2. (of words or a gesture) Having no meaning or likelihood of fulfillment; insincere
    • - his answer sounded a little empty
    • - empty threats
  3. Having no value or purpose
    • - her life felt empty and meaningless
  4. Hungry

  5. (of a set) Containing no members or elements

  6. Emotionally exhausted
    • - at the funeral he stood feeling drained and empty
Verb
  1. Remove all the contents of (a container)
    • - we empty the cash register each night at closing time
    • - pockets were emptied of loose change
  2. Remove (the contents) from a container
    • - he emptied out the contents of his briefcase
  3. (of a place) Be vacated by people in it
    • - the bar suddenly seemed to empty
  4. (of a river) Discharge itself into (the sea or a lake)

Noun
  1. A container (esp. a bottle or glass) left empty of its contents


  1. holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
  2. make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
  3. a container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store"
  4. devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"
  5. needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children"
  6. vacate: leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
  7. Empty is God Lives Underwater's first full length album, released in October 1995 via American Recordings. ...
  8. Empty is a cult, Australian "creative" magazine, concerned largely with printed design work, photography, illustration and film, created for the professional creative community.
  9. Empty is the third commercial single from the album Live It Out by Canadian indie rock band Metric following Poster of a Girl (excluding Handshakes which was a radio promo in Canada). It was released as a single on February 19, 2007, after the band completed a tour supporting Bloc Party. ...
  10. Empty is the first album released by Christian rock band Tait. This album features Pete Stewart from Grammatrain, who is absent in the next album. Several songs are influenced by the passing of Michael's late father Nathel, for whom the band is named.
  11. "Empty" the The Click Five's third single for Thailand and the Philippines and the second single for Singapore and Malaysia taken from their album Modern Minds and Pastimes. Songwriter/keyboardist Ben Romans told Songfacts: "This is a song that actually came right before the record. ...
  12. Empty is a six-episode BBC Two sitcom first broadcast on 28 February 2008. It stars Gregor Fisher and Billy Boyd as Jacky Allen and Tony MacBryan respectively, two men who work for a property maintenance company 'Greater Glasgow Building Services'.
  13. A bottle previously containing some liquid, especially a drink, and that is now empty; (ergative) To make empty; to void; to remove the contents of; Devoid of content; Containing no elements (as of a string or array), opposed to being null (having no valid value)
  14. (empties) Empty liquor bottles
  15. (Empties) A type of returnable transport packaging generally subject to a deposit.
  16. (Empties) Empty mine or railroad cars. Empty railroad cars are called "flats" in Arkansas.
  17. (Empties) Trailers without freight.
  18. The empties count or image count is arrived at by a rule that increments, for each box in a grid assessed on an image, either the box count or the empties count. ...
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  20. A value that indicates that no beginning value has been assigned to a variable. Empty variables are 0 in a numeric context, or zero-length in a string context.
  21. Similar to hollow; devoid of flavor and interest.
  22. A trailer that contains no freight.
  23. To remove goods from a ULD.
  24. CS = ∅. This corresponds to an absolutely skeptical agent. It amounts to working with the logic J0.
  25. The special case of a string with zero symbols, sometimes written as a Greek epsilon. Bison rules can match the empty string, but flex patterns cannot.